Is it *Wrong* to Want Money?

Today I’d like to hear your thoughts on something.

Is it Wrong to Want Money?It’s about a concept that’s at the core of numerous blogs, websites, and information products – Making money.

Specifically I want to know if you think it’s *wrong* to want lots of money.

Last week I was reading No B.S. Wealth Attraction in the New Economy by Dan Kennedy.  There was one passage that stood out.  Kennedy talked about how society loves to blame the rich for all its problems.  That many people feel it’s inherently wrong to have a desire for wealth.

I’ve noticed this attitude with some people I’ve met offline.  When I talk about running a blog teaching the principles of Internet income; I’m often met with suspicion…even outright dislike.  Many times I can tell they feel it’s *wrong* to talk about making money online.

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Get to Know Yourself!

Get to know yourself

When you meet someone new, you’ll ultimately wind up talking about yourself.  So what do you tell people? My guess is that you start out with your name and occupation, but you don’t go into a lot of details—after all, who knows if this guy (or girl) is a real nut job? You wouldn’t want a total stranger knowing your secrets, and besides, we’re all so used to talking about our jobs to describe ourselves that it’s pretty common.

If you could tell someone anything and everything about yourself, do you even know what you’d say? Who are you? Do you even know who you are?

35 Lessons on My 35th Birthday

35 Lessons on my 35th Birthday

35 Lessons on my 35th BirthdayAs you guessed from the title, today is my birthday.

And for some reason, I’ve been thinking a lot about the last 10 years.

Specifically how much I’ve changed in the last ten years.

{To learn how to make a change to YOUR life, read this post about starting a new life}

A decade ago, I was serving time in the military, engaged to my future ex-wife, attending graduate school on nights/weekends, and looking for a job when I entered the real world.

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Can A Relationship Make The Difference?

Here’s another great post from David of the Social Masters site. A few weeks ago, he posted an excellent article on having a personal cheerleader and I think I managed to talk him into a regular spot on this site. So if you like his article, PLEASE comment below and let him know. Anyway, let’s hear what David has to say this time…

My good pal and Social Masters partner in crime, Mr Preston Blain, made an excellent point the other day regarding the connection between being able to get into a relationship and success in the rest of your life.

When Preston was around 16, the sort of time when you start meeting girls, he started suffering with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). So instead of going out and meeting women, he was stuck at home washing his hands repeatedly.

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Is Howard Stern the Answer to Successful Blogging?

Hate him or love him, you have to admit that Howard Stern has legions of dedicated listeners who appreciate his … talent?

Howard Stern – who’s often referred to as the Shock Jock because of his no-holds-barred approach to just about everything – is one of the most popular radio personalities in the United States. He’s also considered by some to be the biggest misogynists in pop culture today.

With all that being said, I think there’s a lot of things you can learn about blogging by paying attention to the underlying principles which have made Howard Stern a success.

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Don’t Be a 40 Year Old Balloon Guy

Today I want to tell a story about a valuable lesson I learned. It’s something I often think about whenever I have any doubts about my purpose in life. Perhaps you’ll learn something from it as well.


The Lowest Point in My Life

It was March of 2004. I just moved back to New Jersey from South Carolina after going through a divorce. I still had to help my ex-wife with the mortgage payments. So I was forced to move home with my parents because I couldn’t afford another place.

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